Signs that China’s economy may be slowing reverberated through global financial markets. All 11 S&P sectors were down Friday, with health and technology leading the way.
The U.S. is gaining support from Europe and Japan in its crackdown on Chinese trade practices.
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Economists revisited a famous 2002 paper on the value of elite colleges to see what it meant for women.
Facebook declines to detail the exact apps that may have obtained these photos. (Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters)
Facebook declines to detail the exact apps that may have obtained these photos. (Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters)
The mishap adds to the company’s mounting privacy headaches after incidents earlier this year in which it failed to fully safeguard the personal data of its users.
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Coming at a time when President Trump is shredding norms of what it means to be “presidential,” the Tesla leader has driven right over what’s seen as conventional behavior for a public company CEO.
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Any data you hand over to a company has a decent chance of someday getting stolen. (Ross May/The Washington Post; iStock)
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For many workers, health care and employability are so entangled that one frequently comes at the expense of the other.

A Friday sell-off triggered by concern over the health of the global economy wiped out U.S. equity gains for the week.

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A London townhouse, a golf course and $20 million Harrods shopping sprees put a woman in the crosshairs of a British fight against suspicious money.

The medical-products giant denied the Reuters account as its stock plunged 10 percent.

More Americans are ditching paper money, but critics of cashless restaurants and shops say many people are being left behind.

After 23 years the Washington-based magazine will come to an end, with 35 staff members losing their jobs.

Harvard’s decades-long orientation program is now facing scrutiny on Capitol Hill, as lawmakers say they are planning to review House ethics rules for incoming members.

Beijing is trying to maintain a trade-war truce, as data shows its economy is slowing.

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